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2015 Eminent Domain Seminar

Thursday, March 5, 2015
The Center Club, Costa Mesa, CA

Nossaman LLP invites you to join us for a complimentary afternoon seminar with Nossaman's Eminent Domain attorneys alongside various industry experts. During this program, our expert panelists will provide the latest insight on taking your project from concept through construction, including implementing best practices for design-build projects during right-of-way acquisition, preparing for CEQA challenges at the condemnation stage, acquiring contaminated properties, and addressing business goodwill claims. We will also provide a recap of the most important eminent domain court decisions and legislation from 2014. Attendees will have the chance to participate in Q&A sessions with each panel as well as network with colleagues during an evening cocktail reception.

This complimentary seminar is a must-attend event for public agencies and agency staff, appraisers, and right-of-way consultants.


11:30 a.m.  

12:00 p.m.
Eminent Domain: Another Path to CEQA Challenges?
Carol Chiodo, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Nicole Dubois, LSA Associates
Ben Rubin, Nossaman
Katrina Diaz, Nossaman

1:00 p.m. 
Design-Build Projects and Right of Way Acquisition: Benefits, Challenges and Pitfalls

Mark Lancaster, Riverside County Transportation Commission
Joey Mendoza, Overland, Pacific & Cutler
Artin Shaverdian, Nossaman
Katherine Contreras, Nossaman

2:15 p.m. 

2:30 p.m. 
Public Projects and Business Losses: Who Gets What and When?
Aaron Amster, Desmond, Marcello & Amster
Dave Girbovan, Girbovan, Inc.
David Graeler, Nossaman
Brad Kuhn, Nossaman

3:30 p.m. 

3:45 p.m. 
Valuation, Cleanup Costs, & Other Scary Things: Acquiring Contaminated Property

Opjit Ghuman, Eco & Associates, Inc.
Orell Anderson, Strategic Property Analytics, Inc.
Rick Rayl, Nossaman
Michael Thornton, Nossaman

4:45 p.m. 
2014 Eminent Domain Recap:  Looking Back to the Future

5:15 p.m. 


Reserve your space today!  Click here to register.

For more information, please contact Jenni Benson at 949.477.7615.


This program has been approved for 4 hours of International Right of Way Association SR/WA credit and 5 hours of continuing education credit by the Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers.  An application requesting MCLE credit for this activity is pending for approval by the State Bar of California.

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